Donald Goldsmith ARMSTRONG

Regimental number2932
Date of birth29 June 1893
Place of birthKyeton, Victoria
SchoolKyneton Grammar School; Scotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
AddressWynlong, Kyneton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H J Armstrong, Wynlong, Kyneton, Victoria
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 21st Battalion

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Melbourne branch, 13 June 1912; transferred to Rochester branch, November 1912; to Corowa branch, 1913.
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 10), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Emma ARMSTRONG, 'Wyrlong', Ranfurlie Crescent, East Malvern, Victoria. Native of Kyneton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 27.